A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Jiangyou in China. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 14:50:45 / 2:50 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ck3i. Unique identifier: us7000ck3i. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/11/20 / 2020-11-23 14:50:45 / November 23, 2020 @ 2:50 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 104.9541° East, 32.2166° North, depth 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Mianyang (c. 264 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Guangyuan (c. 213 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Jiangyou (c. 127 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mianyang, Guangyuan, Jiangyou (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 54 km NNE of Jiangyou, China.
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